tv FOX Carolina News Tonight FOX March 1, 2016 11:00pm-11:35pm EST
air will follow for the rest of the week.strong wind gusts will be the main threat with any storms that develop. rain will stick around through about 1 a.m. then slowly clear out.light snow will develop near the tennessee border in western north carolina toward wednesday morning. lows will drop into the 30s in the mountains and mid 40s for the upstate.wednesday will be sunny with highs in the mid 50s for the upstate, while the mountains will hold onto clouds through the day with highs in the upper 40s.be sure to check out www.foxcarolina .com/weather for more on the forecast and interactive radar 3 and don't forget to wake up with thee morning news--
will have a check of the forecast and traffic reporter chris scott will have the latest road conditions on your way to work.that's from 5:00 to 9:00 on thee morning news. 3 back to you. 3 you're taking a live look in spartanburg countywhere you can see it is already wet at this hour. 3 happening now 3 an amber alert has been issued for four missing children in high point north carolina - and this woman dominique lecco is accused of taking them. them.high point police are looking for the children - who range in ages from 3 to 10. they are believed to be traveling in a tan 2001 dodge
tags.that tag number is ddx2134 -if you see this car or this woman - call 911. 3 as you decide 2016-- we've got results from super tuesday. 3 as the presidentail race went national.no suprprise tonight-- donald trump and hillary clinton pulled away with the majority of votes ..both coming away with at least seven states so far...and here's what they had to say as they celebrated their victories 3 3 3 3 "what a super tuesday. (cheering) you know all across our country democrats voted to break down barriers so we can all rise together. (cheering) and i am so delighted to be here with you." you."3 3 3 "we have great great power, the problem is we have
truly don't know what they're doing. so we're going to work very very hard, i'm so honored by this evening." 3 super tuesday is the biggest day of voting....with 12 states and one territory heading to the polls...you can see them right there on your screen.still waiting for results from minnesota, colorado, alaska and american samoa.tonight's vote could decide who will win the candidacy in each party. 3 now here is what has been called so far-donald trump has claimed the races in alabama, arkansas, georgia, massachusetts, tennessee, virginia and vermont. vermont.ted cruz has claimed his home state of texas as well as oklahoma. oklahoma.on the democratic side- hillary clinton has claimed alabama, arkansas, georgia, massachusetts, tennesee, texas, and virginia.
claimed his home state of vermont as well as oklahoma...and he may have also taken colorado...this is breaking. 3 remember for 3 the very latest on the presidential election--stay with us on air...and online at fox carolina dot com.there you can also download the fox carolina news app. 3 new at 11 3 tonight several lawsuits have been filed on behalf of three children who were critically hurt when their mother died in a wreck with a wrong-way driver... one of those suits is against a greenville strip club... club...in 2013-shauntia jackson was killed when a car collided head-on with her vehicle on i-385...her three children...ages 3 to 9 years-old were also in the car. car.the driver-- andrew glasier...who authorities say
nearly three times the legal limit was sentenced to 25- years in prison. 3 and here's a look at scene video from that night.the lawsuit states glaseir consumed copious amounts of alcohol at the club called "lust"...they say the strip club advertised safe rides home with a limousine company-- but the lawsuit alleges the limousine driver only took glasier to his car...and that's when he drove off..fatally hitting johnson's car. car.now the lawsuit is against glasier...the strip club "lust" the limousine company "transit road transportation" and nepal...the parent company of the gentleman's club.a "lust" representative said they had not seen the lawsuit and would not comment. 3 now to a developing story... 3 a shooting tonight-in easley sends two people to the hospital...and pickens county deputies say it all started with a domestic dispute. 3 and fox carolina's sharon johnson has been following
she joins us now in easley... and sharon are there any arrests in this case? 3 no arrests so far - but investigators do know who fired the shots. 3 the shooting happened on pope field road in easley.pickens county sheriff's deputies responded to a call around 5:45 this afternoon. when they arrived- they found 2 people shot and being transported to the hospital. according to deputies, there were 4 people at the home when the shooting happened. they say- a woman was shot in the hand. and a man shot in the chest. they say the 2 people shot are married. but separated. deputies say... the gunshot injuries were from the same gun fired by a third person. that gun has been seized as evidence. they say, that gun belonged to one of the uninjured people at the home. 3 again- no arrests have been
investigation continues. 3 as we continue to cover our counties 3 tonight one upstate community is mourning the loss of a five- year-old little girl...who tragically died after a fire broke out at her home in honea path. path.and funeral arrangements have been announced for sophia rhodes. the coroner says she died last night at the augusta burn center from smoke inhalation... inhalation...the fire broke out at this home on green street sunday night. firefighters say four other children...and four adults were home at the time.they tell us the family tried to get all the children out...but were not able to get to sophia because of the heavy flames and smoke. smoke.her family says her funeral service will be held at the assembly of god church in honea path on friday at 3pm...and a visitation will be held starting at noon.a burial
baptist church cemetery. 3 the pickens county sheriff's office says a third suspect is now behind bars in connection with a string of mail thefts. thefts.take a look....cheyanne holland was arrested friday on a forgery charge and is out on a five-thousand-dollar bond... authorities say she...along with joshua jackson and christina epps were all involved in stealing mail during a five week period. period.deputies say the trio stole from residential mailboxes in the dacusville and easley areas dating back to late january.during that time....investigators say the suspects also forged checks. tonight all three are facing charges. 3 meantime the sheriff's office released a statement saying in part quote:"when you pull up that red flag to alert your postal person of documents for them to pick up, it is a signal for a thief to steal your mail. please, if at all possible protect yourself by hand delivering your items to the postal carrier or simply using another method of
3 the newberry county sheriff's office is warning everyone about a computer scam--that can steal your data. data.investigators say you'll initially get an email or pop-up saying your computer is compromised-- compromised--it will then give you a link to clean your computer. computer.the link will then lock down the operating system. system.it will then prompt you to call company to unlock it.... it....and will ask for your personal information and money to unlock. unlock.investigators say in other instances....you may be asked to fill out an application...while the suspect steals your information informationyou are advised to not open any links unless it is verified. 3 in henderson county authorities are asking for your help finding a runaway teen teenauthorities say meliah allen was last seen on february eighth....the sheriff's office says the 16-year-old was seen in hendersonville in laurel park and edneyville.we're told she also frequents spartanburg.... if you see her or have any information call the henderson
3 and it was a happy ending for a family in piedmont...where a toddler alerted her mom to a fire in their home...getting them out just in time. time.the piedmont parker fire department says the blaze broke out at this home on buckhorn road just before noon today.they say when they arrived the living room was up in flames--and say thankfully the toddler saw the fire and went to find her mother--the two were able to make it out safely--fire fighters say the a space heater is to blame.a gofundme account has been setup to help the family. you can find that information on our website. 3 an anderson county dog left for dead...and blinded by a bullet to the head 3 tonight--the animal shelter taking care of amara the dog... is now pushing for change when it comes to animal rights...to help protect dogs just like
3 plus--sports reporter erin andrews returns to court...for a second day of an emotional testimony in the 2008 court case against an alleged stalker and mariott hotel.hear from her as she takes the stand...next. 3 coming up we'll take a look at your seven-day forecast...and what you can expect as you head out the door tomorrow morning.stay with us.
3 sports reporter erin andrews was back in court today--after breaking down on the stand in her 75-million-dollar hotel stalker trial... trial...in court today-- andrews said the hotel was negligent in telling her stalker....michael barrett...she was a guest at the hotel...and then gave him her room number and even booked a room for him next door.he's accused of recording her undressing through a peephole back in 2008...an then posting the video online. andrews began to shed tears as she testified in court. 3
3 "but i think the thing that really hit home for me and hurts me the worst is when girls, high school, college, they tweet me and they say i want to be erin andrews except for the marriott stalker thing. and i can't control that. and that's everyday." everyday."andrews' mother, paula, also took the stand monday.she said her daughter has endured -- quote -- "a loss of security, safety and a violation of her most personal aspect of life." 3 trending tonight 3 a month after an anderson county dog was found shot and blinded...the western north carolina group nursing her back to health is speaking up about animal rights in the upstate. upstate.you'll remember amara the dog...early last month her owner tried to euthanize her-- but didn't realieze the procedure went wrong until watching the news.the boxer was found wandering around in anderson county and now the two year old is recovering at a shelter in western north carolina. 3 and at tonight's anderson county council meeting - the
amara the dog back to health-- pleaded with local leaders to adjust current policy to keep animals like amara safe. 3 3 3 i feel like there is still some resistance and were not going away were going to follow thru with everything that they just told us i mean were not stopping the citizens in this town are outraged you know its times for a change 3 the current laws in place surrounding euthanasia are state policy -but those taking care of amara say they'll do whatever it takes to get it changed.meantime we're told the pup is recovering and doing well. 3 chief meteorologist kendra kent joins us now with a look at your forecast- 3 rain is on the way for tonight, with a few t-storms
air will follow for the rest of the week.strong wind gusts will be the main threat with any storms that develop. rain will stick around through about 1 a.m. then slowly clear out.light snow will develop near the tennessee border in western north carolina toward wednesday morning. lows will drop into the 30s in the mountains and mid 40s for the upstate.wednesday will be sunny with highs in the mid 50s for the upstate, while the mountains will hold onto clouds through the day with highs in the upper 40s. thursday will bring a chance for some light rain late in the day. highs will reach the low 50s in the upstate and upper 40s in the mountains. weather will take a sunny turn for friday through the weekend. a nice warm-up get going, leading to 60s by late weekend.be surain is on the way for tonight, with a few t- storms possible this evening. cooler air will follow for the rest of the week.expect showers to increase across our area after 5 p.m., then a few t-storms developing this
will be the main threat with any storms that develop. rain will stick around through about 1 a.m. then slowly clear out.light snow will develop near the tennessee border in western north carolina toward wednesday morning. lows will drop into the 30s in the mountains and mid 40s for the upstate.wednesday will be sunny with highs in the mid 50s for the upstate, while the mountains will hold onto clouds through the day with highs in the upper 40s. thursday will bring a chance for some light rain late in the day. highs will reach the
3 plenty to get to in sports... the gamecocks and tigers both on the diamond with huge in-state matchups against the citadel and the terriers... we'l'lrecap both... 3 while the tigers get one more shot in the regular season at a top-ten win... number four virginia invading the well tonight... could clemson pull off the upset? upset?and the panthers make a move regarding greenwood native josh norman... is the star cornerback staying in the carolinas? that answer and
3 the panthers place the franchise tag on greenwood native josh norman... however vit's of the non-exclusive variety... that means the all- pro cornerback's free to negotiate with other teams.. if he were to agree to a deal with another team, the panthers could either match it... or let him go... in which carolina would get two first round picks in return... assuming he stays put... he'll make just under 14-million next year.. 3 hey there, i'm ac... we'll keep tabs on that going
on the hardwood though... where the tigers get yet another shot at a top-25 win with number four virginia in town... however the cavs ride a four-game winning streak over clemson... clemson...senior day for landry nnoko, josh smith and jordan roper... last home game at the well for the regular season... -wahoos hot to start... especially malcolm brogdon... hit four of his first five threes... finished with a team-high 18...-tigers trying to dig out of an early hole... jordan roper.. nice reverse for the senior... but those were his only points... -it was all jaron blossomgame for clemson... little floater in the post... then j-b goes baseline... tigers cut it to six at the break... break...- blossomgame... with a thunderous dunk to start the 2nd... a game-high 31 for j-b... 30-or more for the third time in his past six games... games...but he couldn't get any help tonight... no one else in double figures... the tigers fall 64-57.. 3 "i thought our guys showed
thought there was a 25-minute stretch in the game, where we outplayed them. they're a championship team because the last eight minutes of the game, they know how to win games." games."the tigers wrap up the regular season on saturday at boston college.. 3 -the spartans of usc upstate meanwhile trying to keep their season going in the quarters of the a-sun tourney... taking on north florida..-early 1st... spartans down two... chesnee's deion holmes... controls the body... gets the lay-in... 15 on the night... -late in the half... mike cunninham... 3-ball corner pocket... that triple part of his team-high 17... 17...-but the ospreys had 3 score 20-or more... 92-69... upstate's season comes to an end.. 3 socon tourney this weekend... paladins guard stephen croone named the southern conference player of the year this morning... first time for a furman standout since 1998... croone averaging more than 17 ppg... over 19 in league play... he's scored in double figures in 85 of his last 89
3 some terriers taking home socon honors too... easley native spencer collins named first-team all-conference... and freshman sharpshooter fletcher magee tabbed freshman of the year... magee led the nation in free throw shooting... and is fourth in the country in 3-pt percentage... 85-treys to his name.. 3 and much like on the court, the 16-0 gamecocks womens dominated sec awards... sophomore a'ja wilson named the sec player of the year... tiffany mitchell and alaina coates also on the conferences first team... and head coach dawn staley takes home her third consecutive sec coach of the year award... the first to take home three straight.. 3 speaking of the gamecocks... tough test on the diamond for s-c- in the low country... first road game for carolina at the 5-1 citadel bulldogs... bulldogs...chad holbrooks bunch at 8-0 to start the year....exchanging pleasantries with bulldogs skipper freddy jordan before this one---third inning-- south carolina draws first blood--- it's alex destino-- ripping this one to right---
gamecocks up 1-0 on the bulldogs---more u-s-c in the third-- chris cullen hits this rocket shot off the wall in left-- that brings home destino--- 3-0 gamecocks--- u-s-c keeps bringing it-- d-c arendas with a little grounder up the middle----but umpire says citadel shortstop--- pulled off the bag--- safe at 2nd-- run comes around to score... score...jordan loses his top... doesn't matter... s-c gets the w... 6-3... 3 monte lee and the tigers hosting the terriers at doug kingsmore stadium...-b1... chris okey... grounder to short... terriers try to turn two... eli white beats the flip... chase pinder scores as a result... 1-0 tigers.... -b4... clemson's offense comes to life... weston wilson laces one to left... reed rohlman trots home... tigers up a deuce... deuce...-next batter chris williams... scorches one to third... eats up max mcdougald... clemson scores three in the 4th... they take it 7-0...tigers-gamecocks this weekend... 3 still to come--this puppy's
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about a puppy?yes you heard me right...one dog is breaking the internet with his new smile. smile.meet wesley....the six moth old golden retriever.his owner says when his adult teeth started growing they were coming in wrong...and he wasn't able to fully close his mouth.so she took him to a veterinary dentist who gave him some braces.the vet says using braces is rare....but for a dog with wesley's condition it can drastically help.as for this pup...he's doing ok.his owner says he's playing with his toys again and getting back to himself.
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